Consumer / Retail

iCoop Korea sets out key priorities for 2014

Korean consumer co-operatives have laid down key priorities for 2014, which include strengthening co-op values and co-operation among co-operatives. Over 300 members and employees of Korean consumer co-operatives agreed on a common business plan for 2014 during a meeting hosted by iCoop, one of the six consumer co-operative federations in South Korea.

From Jumbo Farm to Jam Factory

The Co-operative Wholesale Society (CWS) celebrates its 150th anniversary this year. This temporary exhibition will explore the early development of the CWS from its origins at a Jumbo Farm tea party to its position as a major manufacturer.

Find out more about the people who helped to create the CWS, the difficulties they faced and their successes. Take part in interactive games and activities as you follow the exhibition through the museum, hold a tea party to learn more about the CWS Preserve Works in Middleton and share your own memories of the CWS.

Une coopérative singapourienne vient en aide à la communauté

Une coopérative singapourienne est venue en aide à sa communauté à un moment de besoin et elle a démontré le septième principe de coopération.

Singapore co-operative comes to aid of community

A Singapore co-operative came to the aid of its community in a time of need and demonstrated the seventh co-operative principle.

Le premier distributeur de Finlande accueille l'initiative pour une image mondiale

L'entreprise finlandaise SOK, premier distributeur du pays, a accueilli l'offensive de l'alliance coopérative internationale pour une marque mondiale du secteur.

Pioneer Wednesdays, Co-operative Dragons Den

What would you choose to sell in your co-operative store? Using upcycled materials create the packaging for your co-operative inspired product.
Drop in, no need to book. Activities free, donations welcome. Suitable for ages 4-11 years.
There are activities every Wednesday throughout the summer holidays, 12noon - 3pm!
Contact the museum for further details on 01706 524920 or

Finland’s top retailer welcomes global image initiative

Finland's SOK Corporation, which runs the largest retailer in the country, has welcomed the International Co-operative Alliance's push for a global brand for the sector.

Une coopérative singapourienne nommée meilleure marque d'Asie du Sud-Est

FairPrice NTUC, une coopérative singapourienne de 270 magasins et de 630 membres a été nommée meilleure marque du pays par Interbrand.


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